Call for Papers

You are invited to submit your abstracts for onsite presentations at Formation 23.

At Duck Creek, we are on a mission to empower insurers to reimagine the future of insurance. Our Formation conference serves as the opportunity to bring together numerous thought leaders and some of the best P&C insurance carriers for a dynamic in-person industry event. We are excited to invite our customers to present a breakout session at the conference.


Please remember the following important dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2023
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: March 17, 2023
First Draft Presentation SubmissionMarch 31, 2023
Final Presentation Submission: April 14, 2023
Presentation Dry Run: April 17-28, 2023
Conference Dates: May 8-10, 2023

Presentation Information

Each presentation will last 30 minutes and will be presented as one of the conference Breakout Sessions. You will be informed of your session date and the time of your presentation upon receiving the message your session was selected.

Presentation Theme/Topics: The theme of Formation 23 is Building Together. The human experience will drive the next era of insurance. Meaningful interactions that foster trust, earn loyalty, and create lasting value will become even more important. Formation 23 will empower our community with the insights, technology, and inspiration to build these experiences. Please consider this theme as you develop your concept. Presentations can focus on the following areas listed below (you may also submit other applicable topics):

(high level impacts to an insurance business, customers, and/or the market)
  • Accelerate Speed to Market
  • Optimize Experiences
  • Grow Distribution Channels
  • Maximize Operational Efficiency
  • Harness Innovative Technology
  • Execute with Intelligence
(how have you achieved success with specific Duck Creek products/suite of products)
  • Duck Creek Policy
  • Duck Creek Claims
  • Duck Creek Digital Engagement – Producer
  • Duck Creek Reinsurance
  • Duck Creek OnDemand
  • Duck Creek Billing
  • Duck Creek Insights
  • Duck Creek Distribution Management
  • Duck Creek Digital Customer Service powered by Glia
  • Duck Creek Suite
(technical impacts of personalization to your business; impacts to future innovation)
  • Platform/UI
  • AI/ML
  • Implementation Success

Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstracts should be submitted online only.
  • The deadline for abstract submissions is March 15, 2023
  • Each author can submit multiple abstract submissions but only one abstract may be chosen per author for a presentation.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.
  • Abstracts should be no longer than 3,000 characters (including spaces and punctuation.)
  • Abstracts should be text only, and not include any charts, graphs, images.
  • Abstracts should be within any of the topic areas listed in the section topics of this website or related areas.
  • The review committee will review abstracts and respond to all submissions by the listed date.
  • Selected authors of abstracts will receive a free pass to Formation ’23. Travel costs and accommodations are not included.

Submit Your Abstract Here

For questions about Call For Papers submission, please contact Jacqueline Clements